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Parent has solo suit for child’s medical bills (access required)

A mother can sue a doctor for her son’s medical expenses arising from the doctor’s alleged negli­gence, even though the son has not filed his own suit against the doctor, a Norfolk Circuit Court has ruled. The defendant pe­diatrician said a Vir­ginia statute, Virgin­ia Code § 8.01-36(A), barred the mother’s suit for medical ex­penses and loss ...

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